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Titel: Witchcraft and magic in Europe. Vol. 4, The ...
Einband: Soft cover
London. Athlone, 2002. Paperback. 193 pp.Bibliography note: Includes bibliographical references and index.English text. Condition : as new, clean & unread. Condition : very good. ISBN 9780485891041[KEYWORDS: HISTORY, *, *2016-09 rechtsgeschiedenis , witchcraft, tovenarij, Zauberei. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 49764
Inhaltsangabe: The fifteenth to eighteenth centuries was a period of witchcraft prosecutions throughout Europe and modern scholars have now devoted a huge amount of research to these episodes. This volume will attempt to bring this work together by summarising the history of the trials in a new way - according to the types of legal systems involved. Other topics covered will be the continued practical use made of magic, the elaboration of demonological theories about witchcraft and magic, and the further development of scientific interests in natural magic through the 'Neoplatonic' and 'Hermetic' period.Amongst the topics included here are Superstition and Belief in high and popular culture, the place of Medicine, Witchcraft survivals in art and literature, and the survival of Persecution.
Über den Autor: Frederick H. Cryer was formerly Project Director of the Dead Sea Scrolls Initiative, Institute for Biblical Exegesis, University of Copenhagen.
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